5 Steps to customizing your heirloom album

Just because you are creating your latest family heirloom does not mean that you have to make tons of decisions.  Well if you aren’t ordering an album through me than you might be.

Doing it yourself you’d have to select each image, create layouts, find a site that will make a great quality product for you, make sure that all the images sizes are correct and will print well, dealing with sites’ software…you get the idea.  Projects always seem a lot easier at the beginning (aka the pinterest effect).

Let me take that crafting weight off your shoulders.  All you need to do is complete these 5 steps and I’ll do all the heavy lifting for you!  How does that sound?

Step 1 – Choose your size:

8×8 20 pages/10 spread – $300San Francisco family photographer
8×8 30 pages/15 spread – $350
8×8 40 pages/20 spread – $400

8×8 50 pages/25 spread – $450

10×10 20 pages/10 spread – $350
10×10 30 pages/15 spread – $400
10×10 40 pages/20 spread – $450
10×10 50 pages/25 spread – $500

12×12 20 pages/10 spread – $400
12×12 30 pages/15 spread – $450
12×12 40 pages/20 spread – $500
12×12 50 pages/25 spread – $500

Step 2 – Select your cover:

Leather options

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Linen Options
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Step 3 – Select paper type:

E-Surface Paper – Kodak Professional Endura Premier Paper (Traditional E-Surface Paper) is the most popular paper used by professional photographers. Boasts accurate color, realistic saturation, excellent neutral flesh reproduction, and great intensity and offers brighter blues, cyans, purples, and reds.  Standard Archival Value of 100 years in home display; 200 years in dark storage.

Metallic Paper with linen texture required – Metallic Paper features a unique pearlescent surface with ultra-bright backgrounds.  Uses a patented combination of film and laminate layers resulting in striking three-dimensional images. It offers natural-looking flesh tones, sharp details, and beautifully-saturated colors.  Resistant to tearing and curling without any additional lamination.  Standard Archival Value of 100 years in home display; 200 years in dark storage.

Classic Felt – Classic Felt press paper has a luxurious feel and smooth finish, producing a high-quality, timeless option for press products. It is an acid free, archival and Forest Stewardship Council certified paper. It is archival, acid free, elemental chlorine free, and made of 30% recycled content.

Fuji Deep Matte Paper – Fuji Crystal Archive Deep Matte paper is the premier matte paper used by professional photographers. This paper is available for an additional $50. Deep matte, lustreless surface creates tremendous visual impact. Produces rich color with pure whites and sharp text quality.  Standard Archival Value of 100 years in home display; 200 years in dark storage.

(almost there!! just two more easy steps!)

Step 4 – Choose corners:

Square or round

 

Step 5 – Choose paper thickness:

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Thin – Prints are mounted flush to a 1/32″ board, offering a streamlined, modern look.

Thick – Prints are mounted flush to a 1/16″ board, offering a solid feel and a high-end look

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